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    How Long Gone has joined the Talkhouse Podcast Network. Hosted by Chris Black and Jason Stewart, How Long Gone has been hailed as "the podcast everyone wants to appear on" (The Guardian) and "a clubhouse for the chattering classes" (The New York Times). The show has also announced more dates for its tour in the US and UK.
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    Amazon has released Amp, a "live radio app" seen as their version of Clubhouse or TwitterSpaces. It's available in the US for iOS users only in a waitlist; it'll enable you to DJ your own music show (with "tens of millions of licensed songs" they say), and you can take callers, too. Amp's website is live, and you can download the app to join the waitlist (although we're told one code that works is twitter but we suspect it won't work for long). You don't have to use music; you could use the tool for a Clubhouse-like experience too; the app will alert your followers to upcoming shows. Guy Raz is doing a show for it; so is Nicki Minaj.
February 15, 2022:
    Delegate day passes have just gone on sale for The Podcast Show 2022, coming to London in May. May 25-26 promises an international festival with a number of inspirational speakers including Jen Sargent, CEO of Wondery, Miranda Sawyer, audio critic from The Observer, Ross Adams, CEO of Acast, and Steph Simon, Head of Community & Creators at Clubhouse. Additionally, right through the week of May 23-29, you'll be able to watch your favourite shows live on stage in a number of different venues. You can get your day passes today - use promo code PODNEWS for 20% off a limited number of day passes. Podnews is a media partner (and we'll be there).
January 26, 2022:
    "Try not to become a person of success, but rather a person of value". John Lee Dumas speaks about his podcast, whether he's a fan of Clubhouse, and effortlessly turns this podcast interview into a sales opportunity. Learn from the master!
January 7, 2022:
    Clubhouse is rolling out web listening "as an experiment in the US" allowing anyone to listen to a Clubhouse room without downloading an app. They're also adding new sharing functionality, and claim 2.6m downloads of the app in December (up from 1.8m in November).
December 17, 2021:
    Steven Goldstein looks at audio's numbers in 2021. Clubhouse has dropped 80% of its daily users since February; the average number of podcasts listened-to each week is 5.1.
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November 10, 2021:
    Clubhouse launched Replays - recording for Clubhouse rooms. You can download the audio: it appears to be a 56kbps stereo AAC file, at 48kHz samplerate.
October 26, 2021:
    Clubhouse has added pinned links, allowing links to be posted at the top of a room. This would be especially good to share links to your podcast's website, for example.
October 14, 2021:
    New from iHeartRadio is Real-Time Crime, presented by "Top Clubhouse Creator Leah Lamarr" and a TV personality Teddi Mellencamp. The two will be joined by investigative professionals who will help listeners understand what goes into a high-profile case.
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September 24, 2021:
    Clubhouse has added Wave, an equivalent of catching someone in the hallway of a conference and having a quick chat between sessions.
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September 3, 2021:
    Callin, a social podcast app, has raised $12m in funding. It appears to be a Clubhouse-like service; Axios says it's "a single software stack for recording, editing, transcription and distribution, plus an added twist of live audience participation".
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    Clubhouse has added "spatial audio" - for iOS users initially - to make speakers sound as if they're spaced throughout the room. Leah Lamarr is the new app icon. The app is seeing more than 700,000 rooms created each day, the company says, up from 300,000 in May.
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    Facebook has launched its in-app podcast experience today. To get listed, you need an invite directly from Facebook: and they'll only play in the US. We gather that Buzzsprout, The Joe Budden Podcast, and Jam Street Media were some of those chosen to get podcasts set up on their pages. Facebook's Clubhouse clone, Live Audio Rooms has also launched: that, again, is for the US only, and live rooms are only available on iOS. "Later this summer, we’ll roll out additional features, like captions and the ability to create and share short clips of a podcast," says Fidji Simo, Head of Facebook App.
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    Clubhouse, meanwhile, announced that they're testing an Android app with a few select users. They have 10m weekly users.
April 30, 2021:
    Spotify's recently-acquired Clubhouse-like service, Locker Room, is to be called Spotify Greenroom, Daniel Ek announced in the For The Record podcast. “The opportunity in live, just from a consumer standpoint, is how can we create really engaging formats to allow these creators to express themselves and connect with their audience. And we've been watching this space from afar just feeling very, very excited about the potential opportunity.”
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    Steve Wilson, now at QCODE but previously at Apple Podcasts, said that "the thoughtfulness that went into this release, the features and the localisation, is something that I'm proud of, even though I'm no longer there." He was speaking in the Real Talk Podcasting Clubhouse room.
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    Twitter has enabled more users, on both Android and iOS, to start their Clubhouse-like Twitter Spaces discussions. Meanwhile, Clubhouse downloads have slumped over the past few weeks.
March 31, 2021:
March 25, 2021:
    Clubhouse is male and under 35, says Signal Hill Insights in the first piece of research in its users that we've seen. However, fewer than 20% of Canadian adults have even heard of it (far less using it); and even the people who use it don't think it's going to be a big success.
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    Clubhouse has added an option for higher quality audio, and recurring "clubs". (Just update the app).
March 8, 2021:
March 5, 2021:
    On Clubhouse, and quoted in Recode, Guy Raz says: "If I was starting a podcast today — I wouldn’t start a podcast, I would just come right here [to Clubhouse]." Thankfully, Guy Raz has restored our faith in him by clarifying what he meant on Twitter: "If you just want to broadcast your voice quickly without friction (or production), much easier to just go on Clubhouse than start a podcast. A produced audio show? No. A podcast is still better." Phew.
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February 12, 2021:
    Podland, the weekly podcast with James Cridland and Sam Sethi, has interviews with an author of a new book about Spotify; Wayne Parker from podcast location service Maps․fm, and news of a new Clubhouse-a-like.
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February 1, 2021:
    Clubhouse uses user IDs which increment, one by one, when new users register. That's how we know that they've got over 5.6m registered users and they're growing at ~20k users/hour.
January 15, 2021:
    Podland this week features a look at Clubhouse, interviews with Adelicious, the BBC World Service, and sponsor Buzzsprout has some detail on their dynamic content feature. It's hosted by Sam Sethi and Podnews's Editor, James Cridland. Come and find out why it's the #23 news commentary podcast in Slovenia.
January 14, 2021:
    Justin Jackson from Transistor has played with both Clubhouse and Twitter Spaces. Which does he think is better? And which is likely to be better for podcasters?
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January 5, 2021:
    Culver says in a tweet that she is "joining Twitter to help build @TwitterSpaces", which describes itself as "a small experiment focused on the intimacy of the human voice". Launched on Dec 18, Spaces sounds similar to Clubhouse and features live audio (with live transcripts). It has a signup form if you want to try and get early access.
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